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The fitness and athletic clothing industry has proved to be a giant in the Australian economy over the last few years with no signs of slowing down anytime soon. All the health food and healthy lifestyle trends that have been popping up these last few years have clearly had an impact in the way consumers spend their money as this market grew outstandingly. In 2015 alone, it raked in 2 billion dollars in revenue and annual growth rose by 8.8%.

Another section of this industry that has grown significantly over the last couple of years, has been the online athletic apparel industry. This is mostly due to people getting better with computers and more comfortable with buying sports gear online. According to latest reports, this industry sector has had an annual growth of 22.6% and a revenue of 71 million dollars. The future outcome of this industry is only expected to grow and double in size with the retail store section expected to grow 5.0% per year and sports gear online sales section is expected to grow a big 14.6% per year.

These industries have done wonders in providing jobs, especially the athletic apparel retail industry with jobs rising to 6,792 in 2015, even though there are only 77 businesses accounted for in the athletic apparel retail sector and another 76 businesses accounted for in the online sector. These numbers seem quite small compared to some other industries which gave space for opportunities, so if you are looking to invest in something with a promising future this is the industry to consider.

While most of us know the importance of having an exercising routine to count on optimal well-being, it’s not everyone that’s into the gym workouts. Cycling happens to be a great workout that takes you away from enclosed spaces while at the same time it’s the perfect alternative to vehicles. It’s fun, it’s means of transport, and helps you maintain your fitness; what’s not to love? Simply said, cycling can change your life for the better. If this is your ideal workout then all you need is having the right bike to take to the road. Of course, now that the variety of bikes is so huge, it can be a daunting task to find the one that suits you most, especially if you have to [&hellip

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So you’ve just made a hefty investment in a quality tent and you are looking for a way to ensure that it stays well protected for as long as possible. Here’s a smart idea – buy a groundsheet. These tent accessories were made to protect the floor of your outdoor home against everything that nature may throw at it. They may not be as cheap as you’d hope, but they are certainly worth it. When faced with a damage of any kind, you will only need to replace the groundsheet instead of the entire tent. How’s that for convenience

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Living in a time when there’s more awareness of the importance of staying healthy, it’s no surprise healthy trends are on the rise, like good old cycling. While I don’t expect us to replace the Dutch in bike loving, there is a considerable improvement. Still, when it comes to making the most of both cycling and fun, it’s always going to be BMX. What I mean by fun is anyone who is into BMX, young and old alike, is into the fun of tricks, turns, and the variety of terrains (dirt in particular). Of course, there are those ambitious ones who turn to it for the competitions. If you’re up for that, be it just the fun or even making it to the competitions, then [&hellip

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If you are a ski enthusiast, by now you have probably spent hours browsing the best online shops for ski equipment, researched and wisely chosen a new board for the next season or a pair of shiny sticks. And while all that is great, have you given any real thought to what you’ll be wearing? Exactly. In today’s blog post, we will talk about the ski jacket and its huge importance for having a pleasant and comfortable skiing experience. A good ski jacket needs to keep you warm, be practical, be made of hard-wearing materials and make you feel good while wearing it. Today, there is a huge range of ski jackets on the market. They come in different styles, brands, colours, and patterns, which means everyone can [&hellip

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Camping is a great way to commune with nature. It is an up close and personal experience that gives the opportunity to break the urban habits and enjoy the wilderness. However, this doesn’t mean that you should give up the comfortable sleeping. Luckily, there are a number of ways to ensure that sleeping in a tent under the sky can be as pleasant as being in your home bed. All you need is the right sleeping gear. If you are not sure how to do it, take a look at the following tips. First of all, you need to choose the right sleeping gear camping solutions, and you should start from the basics: a sleeping bag, sleeping pad and pillows. Before choosing a sleeping bag, [&hellip

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If you ask me, the best part of camping is when the sun goes down. I simply love gathering around the campfire. The stories get scarier, the s’mores sweeter and the surroundings even more mysterious. But unfortunately, our vision gets significantly worse in the dark. As the glow of the campfire and the twinkling of the stars are simply not enough, it’s important to choose the right camping lights to stay safe and keep all the fun going

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There’s a lot more to longboard skateboards than meets the eye. They have different shapes, construction, and features, and they’re designed for different riding styles and abilities. Regardless of whether you are assembling your own setup, or are looking for a brand new longboard skateboards complete model, in this blog post, you will find all the info you need to make the right decision. Skateboarding and longboarding emerged in the middle of 1950’s when the surf scene exploded. In periods when there were no waves, surfers attached wheels to planks of wood in an attempt to imitate the surfing style on the streets. However, what once was just a raging trend, nowadays is a lifestyle, popularly known as ‘street surfing’. If you are new to [&hellip

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By now, most of us should be in the know that there is no one perfect meal plan that can fit everyone. Everyone responds differently to different types of food and the greatest proof of that are the many intolerances and allergies. Also, what may cause someone to lose weight and maintain a fit figure, might cause somebody else to bloat. In the light of this fact, there are several things to consider prior to beginning with a new routine

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Whenever someone crashes during a ride, the first thing they do is put their hands up instinctively, so it makes sense that you should protect them whenever you’re out riding. There are plenty of motorbike gloves designs to choose from for this purpose, each suited for different types of riding and different seasons. So let’s dive right in and see what the market has to offer

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